This page has a rotating display showing my work currently on view.
The Thrive Rec Center has 1 of my works on display ("Grid 1").
The City of Frisco has chosen my watercolor image of "1925 Packard" to appear on one of the banners in the Rail District 29
Sept-April. There are 20 artists included from a field of 200!
The lobby display case at the Grand on Main St has some of my art pendants for sale 27 Feb-27 April.
The Lewisville Community theatre is hosting "Native Gardens" 14-28 April on Main Street.My "Peonies in Pink, Lintao, China" watercolor will be up for sale during the weekend performances of the stage play.
The Richardson Civic Art Society is exhibiting their Spring Show at ArtReach Gallery at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church,
9200 Inwood Rd, Dallas. I have 3 works included. The show runs 1 Feb-22 April.
The Lewisville Grand is hosting a solo show of my works from 18 May-22 July in the front hallway with the administration
office and the art gallery.
What's ahead in 2024
It will be here before you know it! My Art Adventures Abroad returns to Perigord Retreats in Southern France for the 3rd time! Our dates are 14-23
September 2024. It's always a small group, so let me know if you
are interested! There are plenty of charming villages for our daily outings (and a prehistoric cave with paintings)! Registration has already begun!
GHOST RANCH, NM
The 19th Ghost Ranch Workshop/ Retreat is on the books! Plan
to join us Sunday, 27 October-Saturday, 2 November, 2024. Rooms are now being claimed with registration.
Looking forward to 2025!
We are back to Europe in 2025. Get on Darla's contact list for the first notice of when and where!
Some of my 2024 news!
In January I gave an art demo for the Paris Art Study Club, Paris, TX--how to
journal with art as your travel.
In February I was the demo artist at the Visual Arts Society of Texas in Denton--using watercolor and
Also in February I provided a demo at the Visual Arts of Lewisville monthly meeting using Ampersand panels and
sculpting on the surface. The final piece was painted with watercolor.
At the Visual Arts Society of Texas
175-mile Juried Exhibition my weaving, "Feather Dance, Ghost Ranch" won 2nd place. Another piece, "Green with Envy", watercolor, was also included. Jim Humphries, juror.
My "Pink Hollyhocks" won 1st place in the Visual Arts Society of Texas Art of the
MY NEW BOOK:
I have written and published a 28-page book, "Making an Art Journal...as You Travel. How-to Ideas with Darla Bostick".
Those who accompany me on my Annual Art Adventures Abroad receive one as a gift.
See more on the Public Art tab above
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. "Vibe of
Denton, Texas" was chosen for the Loop 288 Super Wal Mart location, where it is now installed. The design is posted under the Public Art tab.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program has three of my watercolor images transferred with vinyl wrap to traffic signal boxes. In 2019 my "Tangled Tulips" watercolor was installed at the intersection
of Carrier Parkway at Hill St, in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier Parkway and Arkansas Street and in 2022 "Hearts Abound" was installed at Westchester and S Carrier
The installation of "The Trinity", a public art sculpture outside the Patterson-Appleton Art Center in Denton at Hickory and
Bell Ave at the main entrance is complete. A collaboration of many artists, it consists of turned wood, lettering, poetry, collage, fused and stained glass.
I am the Past President
of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at